Nag Panchmi festival

Nag Panchami

The Story of Nag Panchmi festival Nag Panchmi festival is celebrated on fifth day of Shravan month of Shukla Paksha. The interesting story behind this festival is related to Pandavas. It happened that Raja Parikshit was killed after a snake bite. His son Janmejaya, vowed to decimate the whole race of snakes by performing a … Read more

Shravan festival in Baidyanath Dham

The festival of Shravan or Kanwar festival is the most auspicious one for Lord Shiva devotees. In the month of Shravan, devotees from various parts of India visit Deoghar and observe strict rituals. They carry holy water of Ganges (Gangajal) from Sultanganj to Deoghar for Lord Shiva. This month normally falls in July – August.  … Read more